Textures of the Natural World

If alphabets represent the sounds of language, can texture articulate the harmonies of nature? View more textures of nature in our Flickr album! Posted in response to "Alphabet" - Word a Week Photo Challenge. Posted by Jasmine Graf, Associate Director of No Water No Life.

A child’s game in Uganda

Lichen is part of the biodiversity of vegetation in our watersheds and serves as tool for water retention.

- Posted by Jasmine Graf, NWNL Associate Director

Last month's NWNL SPOTLIGHT on the California Drought documented the state's inland Central Valley. Usually, the Sierra Nevadas' runoff supplies water to the Sacramento River Basin's rice fields, walnut orchards and migratory waterfowl havens around the Buttes. However California's 3-year drought has drastically reduced this water supply, so critical for agricultural and ecosystem needs throughout … Continue reading

Migrating Wildfowl in a CA Central Valley NWR